Having been in my new role for just over six months, I feel lucky to have joined a team in a friendly and positive environment with a real family feel. It has made me reflect upon the importance of the workplace in your working life, and how much it can alter your moods.
As you are no doubt aware, Google has offices around the world. These are not just your run of the mill offices, but are instead decked out with tree house chairs, hammocks and slides. As a result, they are amongst the top 12 coolest offices in the world https://tinyurl.com/y8kvuanh which boast aspects such as natural environments, basketball hoops, beehive beds and even a pirate ship to name but a few.
However, it is not just all about how the workplace looks; as all the hype regards open plan offices is highlighting at the moment https://tinyurl.com/rfzjf7h The people you work with are equally important. After all, you spend more time with them than you do with your nearest and dearest. If you have ever watched The Office (UK or USA), you might be left wondering if anyone actually does any work, or are most office environments just full of pranks like wrapping up co-workers desks in Christmas paper?! https://youtu.be/bCPW6t1shW4
Liaising with your colleagues in a professional manner is obviously important. Likewise respectful office banter is part of many office dynamics but not as the YouTube clip highlights. Clearly, mutual respect between your employer and colleagues enables a positive working environment where hard work reaps rewards for all parties, and makes coming to work each day a pleasure not a chore.
My office environment is full of teamwork, determination, extreme effort, passion and many a laugh along the way to keep us sane. We might not have a slide directing us to the kitchen, but we have one hell of a workplace, and I am glad to have made the move!
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